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... am we will shock them all...however, truth be known, I think they would bet we had the garb!
Here is another tidbit about Oktoberfest...The locals call it "Auf d' Wiesn"...the meadow. They do not call it Oktoberfest, only tourists. And, if you don't wear the lederhosen and garb, you will definitely look like a tourist.
Time to sleep, we have a huge day tomorrow!
Love to all,
Dar, Mary, Cindy and Don
Hullo Germany! The first stop in Germany is in Munich which is beer central! Once we arrived, we jumped on a bike tour of Munich, with a very Australian guide, which was hilarious! If we saw someone with a mullet, we had to scream out MULLET! And then everyone else would scream out MULLET! In unison. It was a really interesting way to learn about the history of Munich because it wasn't just the guide droning on, he was making jokes and making it fun. We stopped off for ...
Day 27 Vienna to Munich
On the road to Munich we stopped at Mauthausen concentration camp (in Austria) which housed mainly political prisoners and was rated in the worst category for crimes commited against humanity during World War II. Having seen Dachau Concentration Camp in Germany and Terezin in the Czech Republic, this was still shocking - in fact more so. An estimated ...
... happened and went on for such a long time and at such a big scale.
So both of us left, with respect and thoughts of those that suffered and pleased to have experienced the spirit of the memorial which is to remind us that we humans must never let any thing like that happen again.
Vern adds that he is pleased to have gone on his birthday as it made him appreciate being alive with the opportunities and freedom he has.
... comparable to Central Park, but even bigger. There are restrictions on how high the buildings were allowed to be so that when you were in the park they weren't visible and you felt as though you weren't in the city. We stopped for lunch and the Chinese water tower beer garden where we got some classic German cuisine, beer mixed with lemonade, and spend some time in the sun with friends.
Afterwards we met up with the rest of our friends from our program ...